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Helping more than 300,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Early education alone can’t close the gap

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 23 August 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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With new analysis showing the impact of early education it's vital parenting support isn't overlooked in closing the gap

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Three in four young carers feel lonely in the summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
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Our research, developed with the Carers Trust, shows that 72% of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays.

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See our response to today's NAO Report.

Tuesday 09 October 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children believes that today's NAO report shows a real lack of progress on children's mental health services.

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The Director's Diary: Conservative Party conference

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 03 October 2018 / Government spending, Mental health, Public Affairs
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Imran Hussain gives a rundown of his time at Conservative Party Conference.

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The Director’s Diary: The Labour Party conference

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 27 September 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Public Affairs
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Read all about Action for Children's week at the Labour Party Conference.

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